Seeing the Startup Mindset in Action at PickHacks 2019

Seeing the Startup Mindset in Action at PickHacks 2019

So many young people today are interested in technology, but there’s sometimes a lack of opportunities for them to get hands-on experience designing, building and pitching products in front of industry professionals. The PickHacks 2019 hackathon, a student-founded...

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Eunice the Unit: The Secret Life of Code

Eunice the Unit: The Secret Life of Code

Meet Eunice. Eunice is a unit of code, and she and other units like her are what coders live to write, or at least write to live. A unit of code is the smallest testable part of an application. Coders like to break their code into pieces, such as units, so that it’s...

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This New Collaborative Reality

This New Collaborative Reality

Meet Eunice. Eunice is a unit of code, and she and other units like her are what coders live to write, or at least write to live. A unit of code is the smallest testable part of an application. Coders like to break their code into pieces, such as units, so that it’s...

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Designing Decision Science to Drive Business Decisions

Designing Decision Science to Drive Business Decisions

In the 1990s, Intel released an early Pentium-class CPU that produced an error when doing floating-point math. Former Intel CEO Andy Grove considered it to be a minor rounding error, so he and his management team decided to release the chip anyway. Soon after internet...

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How Companies Benefit From More Women in Technology

How Companies Benefit From More Women in Technology

What inspired Italian inventor Pellegrino Turri to build one of the world’s first typewriters in the early 19th century? It wasn’t because he disliked writing in longhand, or because he was chasing fortune. It was because Turri wanted to help his blind friend to write...

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Hacking New Opportunity and Hope

Hacking New Opportunity and Hope

We’re happy to announce that Alisha Truemper is the winner of our third Tickled Pink Award. 1904labs gives this award to whoever has received the most recognition for going above and beyond throughout the year. That recognition comes in the form of “feathers” that...

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Happy New Year (& National Technology Day) from 1904

Happy New Year (& National Technology Day) from 1904

When I saw these two simple words in my teammate Beau Herndon’s LinkedIn post the day after our latest Hackathon, I thought of what the words didn’t describe explicitly: the subtle, personal victories we scored along the way. Our team began Hack Autism two weeks after...

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Peering Through The Cloud

Peering Through The Cloud

I’ve noticed in recent years that more people are beginning to focus on women in technology. Over my career, I’ve observed a slow but steady increase in the number of colleagues who are women — especially at 1904labs, where we have 17 women across various departments...

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Designing Cloud Services

Designing Cloud Services

Globalhack VII was, as expected, an exciting way to spend a weekend! The good people at 1904labs helped make it even better. Open-mindedness, creativity, strong work ethics, and cooperation all made our team a genuine pleasure to work with. We pushed past the limits...

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